|Paul Piff: Does money make you mean? - TED.com|
It's amazing what a rigged game of Monopoly can reveal. In this entertaining but sobering talk, social psychologist Paul Piff shares his research into how people behave when they feel wealthy. (Hint: badly.) But while the problem of inequality is a complex and daunting challenge, there's good news too. (Filmed at TEDxMarin.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; behavioral economics; psychology; TEDxMarin; 2013
|Colin Camerer: Neuroscience, game theory, monkeys - TED.com|
When two people are trying to make a deal -- whether they’re competing or cooperating -- what’s really going on inside their brains? Behavioral economist Colin Camerer shows research that reveals just how little we’re able to predict what others are thinking. And he presents an unexpected study that shows chimpanzees might just be better at it than we are. (Filmed at TEDxCalTech.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; behavioral economics; choice; economics; neuroscience; TEDxCaltech; 2013
|Daniel Goldstein: The battle between your present and future self - TED.com|
Every day, we make decisions that have good or bad consequences for our future selves. (Can I skip flossing just this one time?) Daniel Goldstein makes tools that help us imagine ourselves over time, so that we make smart choices for Future Us.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDSalon NY2011; TED; Talks; behavioral economics; business; culture; economics; finance; self; 2011
|Keith Chen: Could your language affect your ability to save money? - TED.com|
What can economists learn from linguists? Behavioral economist Keith Chen introduces a fascinating pattern from his research: that languages without a concept for the future -- "It rain tomorrow," instead of "It will rain tomorrow" -- correlate strongly with high savings rates. Read more about Chen’s explorations »
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; behavioral economics; business; data; economics; language; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012
|Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work? - TED.com|
What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our work. (Filmed at TEDxRiodelaPlata.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; behavioral economics; business; leadership; productivity; work; TEDxRiodelaPlata; 2012
|Shlomo Benartzi: Saving for tomorrow, tomorrow - TED.com|
It's easy to imagine saving money next week, but how about right now? Generally, we want to spend it. Economist Shlomo Benartzi says this is one of the biggest obstacles to saving enough for retirement, and asks: How do we turn this behavioral challenge into a behavioral solution?
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDSalon NY2011; TED; Talks; behavioral economics; economics; money; psychology; 2011
|Paul Bloom: Can prejudice ever be a good thing? - TED.com|
We often think of bias and prejudice as rooted in ignorance. But as psychologist Paul Bloom seeks to show, prejudice is often natural, rational ... even moral. The key, says Bloom, is to understand how our own biases work -- so we can take control when they go wrong.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; behavioral economics; mind; psychology; TEDSalon NY2014; 2014